Administration and personal/welfare files of the South West District Office (also known as the Southern District office) of the Department of Native Affairs and the Department of Native Welfare. The files are concerned with education, health, housing, employment, welfare, missions and reserves. This series includes records relating to the East Perth Girls' Home, Mogumber, and adoptions and delegations of guardianship of Aboriginal children. The regions of Gnowangerup, Narrogin, Collie, Katanning, Kojonup, Broomehill, Dumbleyung, Tambellup and Borden are included in the South West district, and this series may contain records relating to these areas.
This series contains records with both open and restricted access. For access to Open records please contact the State Records Office of Western Australia. Access to some of these records is restricted to protect the privacy of individuals. Please contact Aboriginal History Research Services for access to restricted records.
This series contains the following items relating to childrens homes, missions, and adoption/guardianship:
Prepared by: Debra Rosser & Constance Thurley-Hart
Created: 18 February 2013, Last modified: 14 February 2022